Wildlands & Woodlands: Broadening the Vision - Report Release & Celebration


Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:30pm to 7:30pm


wildlands and woodlands

4:30pm - Arrivals
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. - Remarks
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. - Reception

Please join Harvard Forest, Highstead, the Harvard Center for Public Leadership, and our partners in the Wildlands and Woodlands Initiative, to celebrate the release of our new report, Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities: Broadening the Vision for New England.

Distinguished speakers will reflect on changes in the landscape over the last decade, the broadened Wildlands and Woodlands vision and our progress toward its goals, and the myriad collaborative, community-based efforts to conserve our forests and farmlands for the benefit of all.

Speakers include:

  • Rand Wentworth, Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership, and President Emeritus of the Land Trust Alliance

  • Acclaimed author Terry Tempest Williams

  • David Foster, Director of the Harvard Forest

  • Conservation panelists from across New England: Jane Difley, President of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests; Jocelyn Forbush, Chief of Operations and Programs for The Trustees of Reservations; and Matt Polstein, Founder of the New England Outdoor Center

This event is invitation-only. For more information, please contact Harvard Forest.